For most of my working life I was driven by targets...targets usually set by others.
So much so that it became to be part of me.
Now retired, and fully away from the business world I have found that since I took up cycling a load of self set targets came along with the package.
But after my last year's abysmal performance ( See the last blog post ) I determined that ' Targets ' would be assigned to the bin of history...
.... except for the Annuity Distance Target which stands at 1771 km this year
and then a friend suggested I might join him on a few audax rides...nothing too arduous you understand, just around the 100 km mark
and then another friend said I expect you to come to Harogate and have Tea and Cakes at Betty's this year
...and really, 1771 km is not THAT much..perhaps 5000 km would be more of a challenge
..and then another friend said how about getting fit enough to cycle with us for a week in France
..and that Brompton you have just acquired...you really should use it to explore by train and bike
...and I noticed that my time over a favourite segment was down on what it used to be...not that I am competitive of course any more
Anyway, I am no longer driven by Targets